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Sessions: We Stand With Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, released the following statement expressing his support for a resolution to disapprove of the United Nations’ dangerous anti-Israel resolution:
“The UN resolution sets a dangerous precedent that completely undermines any future potential of a bilateral agreement between Israel and Palestine. Since 1972 the United States has defended the people of Israel and vetoed 42 anti-Israel resolutions. The Obama Administration’s failure to veto this measure violates our longstanding policy to protect Israel from such one-sided resolutions.
“I have always stood with our friends in Israel and I will continue to fight to ensure we preserve and protect our precious relationship with them. Thankfully come January 20th we will have a unified Republican government and someone in the White House who will join Republicans in the House and Senate in reaffirming our commitment to the people of Israel.”

To learn more about H. Res 11, Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, click here.


Created: January 6, 2017